Ronald Wheeler, MD

About Dr. Wheeler

Dr. Wheeler joined Horizon Health in 2017. He previously worked in Quincy and Macomb, and was the chief physician for Western Illinois University sports. Dr. Wheeler and his wife, Rebecca, have four sons, a daughter, and 12 grandchildren. He enjoys breeding quarter horses, showing horses competitively, and trout fishing.

Additional Information

Dr. Wheeler provides care for patients of all ages. He has performed 6,000 total hip replacements and nearly 3,000 total knee replacements. He also performs reconstructive surgery for ankles and shoulders. He treats elbow problems and has performed numerous hand surgeries.

Dr. Wheeler's background includes sports medicine, having served as team physician for many high school and college sports programs. He also treats traumatic injuries involving children and teens. A referral is not needed to see Dr. Wheeler.

Education
  • Medical School
  • Medical Degree Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Fellowship
  • H. Houston Merritt Clinical Fellowship in Cerebral Palsy Pediatric Orthopedics & Rehabilitation & Allied Diseases Children's Hospital at Stanford
  • Board Certification
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Diplomate, Arthroscopy Board of North America
Organizations:
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Emeritus Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, Midwest Pain Society-Chicago, IL